Top Ad Widget

Collapse

Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

Do manufacturers test fire firearms ?

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • #16
    Originally posted by Buckshott00 View Post
    Ruger used to do a 3 round test fire and then clean of long guns and pistols.
    Roy Weatherby wanted to see just how strong his 9 lug Mark V action was. They got together with Norma engineers for the test. They put a bullet in the chamber of the rifle (I believe it was a .300WbyMag.) and a live round behind it and fired the rifle. The engineers could not see any damage to the action and estimate it held 250,000 psi. I saw this article in the Norma web site. P.S. Weatherby's normally operate around 65,000 psi .

    Comment


    • #17
      Originally posted by Milldawg View Post
      The last new gun I bought was a Ruger sr-1911 commander. It didn’t look test fired but it was full of metal chips and shavings. It went burst mode the first two range trips I took it out. It would empty an 8 round mag on full auto. It took two can of gunscrubber to flush it out and get it to stop.
      I traded for a Yugo SKS still in the cosmoline. Lucky I took the bolt out - the firing pin was stuck in the forward position. I grabbed the back of it with players and could not budge it. Soaked the bolt in K-1 and eventually it loosened up. IF I had fired it I would have probably had a slam fire on my hands.

      Comment

      Welcome!

      Collapse

      Welcome to Outdoor Life's Answers section. Here you will find hunting, fishing, and survival tips from the editors of Outdoor Life, as well as recommendations from readers like yourself.

      If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ for information on posting and navigating the forums.

      And don't forget to check out the latest reviews on guns and outdoor gear on outdoorlife.com.

      Right Rail 1 Ad

      Collapse

      Top Active Users

      Collapse

      There are no top active users.

      Right Rail 2 Ad

      Collapse

      Latest Topics

      Collapse

      • Gun show today
        by fitch270
        Had another one of those close but not quite encounters today. One of the things I’m keeping an eye out for is a compact model rifle for my daughter...
        08-14-2022, 09:45 PM
      • Beater .44 mag
        by CD2
        My dad got this rig way back. And he shot the crap out of it. 255gr cast about all it ever ran and medium hot. All the time.

        I inherited...
        08-14-2022, 11:42 AM
      • Eatin ‘chuck
        by dewman
        Took out a couple woodchucks this week. Things tunneled all over under a pals shop and equipment. Might still be a couple more. He asked can they be eaten....
        08-13-2022, 07:19 PM
      • Parallax adj
        by CD2
        Somebody wanted my Leupold VX1 3-9x a while back and figured Id get a new Freedom .22 lr model to replace it.

        Bud never came for scope and...
        08-07-2022, 06:22 PM
      • TriggerTech installed
        by fitch270
        First off an apology, the lens protector on my cellphone case is getting scuffed up so pics aren’t so clear.

        Mailman brought this yesterday,...
        08-06-2022, 10:09 PM

      Right Rail 3 Ad

      Collapse

      Footer Ad Widget

      Collapse
      Working...
      X